|Tiny Creatures - Tiny Creatures [ia006] - Tiny Creatures|
Twenty-six adjectives describing tiny creatures: Delicate, bizarre, cute, vulnerable, tough, ingenious, whimsical, mechanical, spontaneous, quick, primal, weird, hungry, careful, scaly, dangerous, soothing, confusing, grim, inventive, fascinating, efficient, gentle, harsh, strange, smart. Listening to Tiny Creatures is like listening to an intelligent ant colony expatiate upon predicate calculus, Harlequin romances, sour gum balls, the infield fly rule, Ikea furniture, Debussy, and Encyclopedia ...
Keywords: Indie; Lo-Fi; Experimental; Weirdomusic; Psychedelic Rock
Downloads: 25,738 (2 reviews)
|Swain - The Single [IA001] - Swain|
Matt Shimmer of Indieville was overheard saying that "For the most part, Swain is pretty successful with The Single! While these songs can become a bit tiresome (hey, there's twelve of them!), many electronica listeners will be able to find a lot to like in them! The only problem is the presence of numerous extraneous tracks, including the directionless closer, "Synapsis," and the rhythmically challenged "Dross"! These are completely unnecessary, given some of the album's better moments - includ...
Keywords: IDM; Experimental; Electropop; Indie-tronica; Abstract; Broken Beats
|C.J. Pizarro - Snow Crabs [IA002] - C.J. Pizarro|
There are two legitimate stances that one can take in the face of a world that is cruel, stupid, and absurd: the Lachrymose and the Laughing. C.J. Pizarro's Snow Crabs is a risible, boisterous, and endlessly inventive avant hip-pop album that shamelessly adopts the latter. Pizarro's exuberance and creativity boil over into bizarre lyrics, lavishly haunting production, picaresque style-hopping, gorgeous melodicism, goofy characterization -- even the madman burbling of acapella orgasm...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Hip-Hop; Rap; Trip-Hop; Experimental; Electropop; Poptronica; Eclectic
|Santa Inferno - Desert Music [ia007] - Santa Inferno|
From the opening exhortation of "Let me hear those drums, motherfucker!" Santa Inferno's sophomore release for Imaginary Albums unleashes an unrelenting torrent of teeth-achingly memorable melodies, ass-shakingly irresistable rhythms, and heart-palpitatingly wonderful weirdness. Where Wonderland of Smut was, for lack of a more evocative categorization, a pop album breathtaking in its variety, Desert Music is a rock album whose energy, exuberance, and raw beauty leave you gasping for more...
Keywords: Acoustic; Alt. Rock; Folk/Rock; Grunge; Hard Rock; Psychedelic Rock; Rock & Roll; Emo; Experimental; Eclectic Rock
Downloads: 9,914 (3 reviews)